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Shoryu Tak Tokumine

Shoryu's Tak Tokumine on souping up his ramen business

By Joe Lutrario

Tak Tokumine opened his first restaurant in 1980 within the Brewer Street building that now houses Mark Hix’s Soho flagship. Located below his Japanese grocer and bookshop, it was to be as inauspicious a debut as they come. 

Trial shifts: to pay or not to pay?

Trial shifts: to pay or not to pay?

By Esther Smith

The use of unpaid trail shifts in the industry was thrown into the spotlight last month amid claims that restaurateurs were exploiting workers' rights. Esther Smith from law firm TLT outlines what you need to know about the practice.

Silo's Douglas McMaster: “Brighton is not the right place for us”

Douglas McMaster: “I'd love to open Silo in London"

By Joe Lutrario

The zero waste chef on trying to move his Brighton restaurant to London, setting up a small plates restaurant with cocktail maestro Ryan Chetiyawardana and his ambition to run one of the world’s best restaurants. Silo opened on a quiet street within the...

Zetter Group to open first Manchester hotel

Zetter Group to open first Manchester hotel

By Sophie Witts

London’s The Zetter Group is finally heading north after plans to open its first Manchester hotel were approved by the city council yesterday (27 July).

The Lowdown: Ichibuns

The Lowdown: Ichibuns

By Stefan Chomka

Everything you wanted to know about the Japanese-inspired burger/ramen restaurant coming soon to Chinatown, Soho.

People on the move: July 2017

People on the move: July 2017

By Sophie Witts

It's been another busy month in hospitality, we round up some of the chefs departing restaurants and taking on new roles.

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